Welcome to the 2023 - 2024 Season!

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In a concert full of virtuosity and passion, star soprano Amanda Forsythe takes us on a tour of Rome’s greatest hits from Rossi to Handel.  

Rome in the 17 th century was the epicenter of a new and lyrical song culture led by Luigi Rossi. It was Rossi’s Opera L’Orfeo that burst onto the Parisian stage in 1647 and ushered in the conquest of the rest of Europe by Italian Opera. A half century later when the brilliant young German composer Handel sought to complete his musical education, he made a bee-line for Rome and created some of his greatest vocal masterpieces there, highlights of which will be performed on this thrilling program.

Featuring: Amanda Forsythe soprano, Maxine Eilander, baroque harp, David Morris viola da gamba and lirone, Stephen Stubbs, lute and guitar

Saturday, May 11 – 7:30 pm Town Hall Seattle Forum

Sunday, May 12 – 3pm St. Stephen’s Seattle

2023 - 2024 Mainstage Concerts & Events:

A Concert with The Countess

Oct. 7 – The Rabbit Box

Oct. 8 – The Rabbit Box

¡Navidad! The Mystery of Mary

Dec. 16 – Town Hall Seattle

Dec. 17 – St Stephen’s Episcopal

Time Stands Still: English song from Dowland to Purcell

Feb. 24, 2024 – Town Hall Seattle

Feb. 25, 2024 – St Stephen’s Episcopal

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from rome with love: song from the italian baroque

May 11, 2024 – Town Hall Seattle

May 12, 2024 – St Stephen’s Episcopal

Sanctuary in the City 2023 - 2024

May’s Sanctuary in the City performance is canceled, as Michele Kennedy has had to withdraw from this performance. You can still catch her with the Whidbey Island Music Festival on May 5 at 3pm. CLICK for more details. 

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